Press Releases

  • Cohen & Steers Announces Change in Global Realty Majors Portfolio Index

    August 01 2014 5:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) announced today a pending change to its Global Realty Majors Portfolio Index (GRM) effective at the close of business on August 15, 2014.

    Component change:  

    Deletion

    Index Name:               

    Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors Portfolio Index

    Index Symbol:            

    GRM

    Calculation method:   

  • DecisionPoint Systems Announces Date For The Release Of Second Quarter 2014 Results, Conference Call And Webcast

    August 01 2014 5:42 PM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DecisionPoint™ Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: DPSI), a leading provider and integrator of Enterprise Mobility and Wireless Applications and RFID solutions, announced plans to release its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens in New York on Friday, August 8, 2014. DPSI management will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results on the same day, at 10:00 am EDT.

  • Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund Announces Filing For A Potential Rights Offering

    August 01 2014 5:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund (NYSE: ACP)  (the "Fund") announced that it filed a preliminary registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the potential offering of additional common shares of beneficial interest of the Fund (the "Shares") pursuant to a potential rights offering.

  • John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

    August 01 2014 5:35 PM ET

    BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows:

    Declaration Date:

    August 1, 2014

    Ex Date:

    August 7, 2014

    Record Date:

    August 11, 2014

    Payment Date:

    August 29, 2014

     

    Ticker

    Fund Name

    Distribution Per Share

  • Forbes Living Reports on the Top Consumer Complaints

    August 01 2014 5:33 PM ET

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers have had it when it comes to buying a new or used car, vehicle leases and nefarious towing companies and their tactics. These are the top consumer complaints lodged last year by several American consumer protection groups. Forbes Living examines these complaints and the others from faulty appliances to false roofing companies ripping off the elderly, plus more in a helpful segment for the informed viewer.

  • Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund October Monthly Dividend

    August 01 2014 5:33 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund (NYSE: ACP), a closed-end management investment company, declared on this date, August 1, 2014, a monthly dividend of  $0.12  per share of Common Stock, payable October 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 13, 2014.  Ex-date will be October 9, 2014.

    For more information please call:  1-877-525-7330.

    The amount of dividends paid by the Fund may vary from time to time.  Past amounts of dividends are no guarantee of future dividend amounts.

  • After Forty-Two Years - 1972-2014, Sedona's - Garland's Oak Creek Lodge is SOLD!

    August 01 2014 5:31 PM ET

    SEDONA, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Much has materialized in the last forty-two years in and around the Red Rocks of Sedona Arizona. Tourists by the thousands now make their pilgrimages to be energized, to meditate, or to have their curiosity satisfied. Sedona is second only to the Grand Canyon as a tourist attraction.

  • WGN America's "Manhattan" Rises To More Than 2.2 Million Total Viewers In Live + 3 Viewing For Its Multi-Channel Premiere Across WGN America And Tribune Stations Nationwide

    August 01 2014 5:27 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WGN America's critically acclaimed drama "Manhattan" increased its audience in Live + 3 viewing for last Sunday's premiere night, growing to more than 2.2 million Total Viewers (+24%), 796,000 Adults 25-54 (+31%) and 634,000 Adults 18-49 (+38%), for its three-play gross telecasts on WGN America and 14 of Tribune's local stations.  The telecast aired in all of Tribune's 33 markets; however, the remaining 19 markets do not receive daily demographic data.  WGN America, Tribune's (TRBAA:OTC) flagship entertainment network, covers 61.7% of U.S.

  • BALLY TECHNOLOGIES INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Bally Technologies, Inc.

    August 01 2014 5:24 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Bally Technologies, Inc. ("Bally" or the "Company") (NYSE: BYI) to Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS).

  • San Francisco Bay Area Multifamily Event: "Northern California Apartment Summit" - Advance Registration to Expire August 8

    August 01 2014 5:15 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --  The region's explosive technology sector, driven by innovations in social media, is creating new jobs and bringing new multifamily renters to the various Bay Area submarkets, including North San Jose, SoMa, Mission Bay, Dog Patch, Sunnyvale, San Mateo and various other neighborhoods on the Peninsula. In addition, the medical sector is expanding rapidly, also bringing new multifamily renters to the region.

  • NASA Awards Flight Dynamics Support Services II Contract

    August 01 2014 5:14 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded the Flight Dynamics Support Services (FDSS) II contract to Omitron, Inc. of Beltsville, Maryland.

    The small business set-aside, cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a minimum ordering value of $3 million and a maximum ordering value of $180 million. There is a 45-day phase-in, scheduled to commence on Sept. 15. The ordering period is for five years, which will begin Nov. 1.

  • Squaremouth Launches Ebola and Travel Insurance Information Center

    August 01 2014 5:08 PM ET

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing fear over the Ebola virus outbreak has travelers considering the benefits of travel insurance. To answer their questions, Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, has launched the Ebola and Travel Insurance Information Center.

  • Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund September Monthly Dividend

    August 01 2014 5:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avenue Income Credit Strategies Fund (NYSE: ACP), a closed-end management investment company, declared on this date, August 1, 2014, a monthly dividend of  $0.12  per share of Common Stock, payable September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 12, 2014.  Ex-date will be September 10, 2014.

    For more information please call:  1-877-525-7330.

    The amount of dividends paid by the Fund may vary from time to time.  Past amounts of dividends are no guarantee of future dividend amounts.

  • Acquisition of Bally Technologies, Inc. by Scientific Games Corporation May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

    August 01 2014 5:07 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) by Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS).

  • PTC Therapeutics Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

    August 01 2014 5:05 PM ET

    SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that on July 31, 2014 it approved non-statutory stock options to purchase an aggregate of 67,700 shares of its common stock to seven new employees. The awards were made pursuant to the NASDAQ inducement grant exception as a component of our new hires' employment compensation.

  • Mohr Partners Appoints Robert Shibuya As President

    August 01 2014 5:03 PM ET

    DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohr Partners announces that Robert "Bob" Shibuya has joined the company as President responsible for the firm's real estate service business globally which encompasses transaction advisory, portfolio/lease administration, project management and corporate finance/disposition services to corporate and government sector clients.

  • Severn Bancorp, Inc. Announces Adjustment to Reported Results for Second Quarter 2014

    August 01 2014 5:02 PM ET

    ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Severn Bancorp, Inc., (Nasdaq: SVBI) ("Company") parent company of Severn Savings Bank, FSB ("Severn"), today announced an adjustment to the earnings reported in a July 15, 2014 earnings release. The adjustment is for a $1.4 million reserve being placed on certain standby letters of credit held by Severn, not previously reflected in the earnings statement.

  • Atmel to Present at Two Investor Conferences in the Third Quarter

    August 01 2014 5:00 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced it will present at the following investor conferences in Boston during August:

  • St. Joseph's Hospital's Child Advocacy Team Bakes Cookies in a Car on National Heatstroke Prevention Day

    August 01 2014 5:00 PM ET

    TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- So far this year, 18 children, including one in the Tampa Bay area, have died from heatstroke after being left inside of a hot car. On National Heatstroke Prevention Day,  St. Joseph's Children's Hospital's Child Advocacy Team showed how hot a parked car gets in the summer sun by baking cookies inside a vehicle. It only took minutes for the cookie dough to spread and within about two hours the cookies were complete.

  • JMR Graphics Discusses the Positive Implications of Traffic for Advertisers

    August 01 2014 5:00 PM ET

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer, finds new statistics on traffic promising.  With the amount of cars on the road increasing daily, things are looking up for the industry as a whole.

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